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A BED OF RED FLOWERS:
In Search of My Afghanistan
by Nelofer Pazira

Nelofer Pazira, the Afghani-Canadian star of the film Kandahar, became something of a celebrity after the film was released in the wake of Sept. 11. A Bed of Red Flowers is a memoir of Pazira‚Äôs middle-class childhood in Kabul, Afghanistan – much of which was endured under the Soviet occupation – and her subsequent escape to Pakistan, and, eventually, Canada, where she lives and works today. Read more…